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  • Follow the footsteps of Saint Teresa of Avila in Spain.

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    … Who is Saint Teresa? She's one of the most famous religious, historical and literary figures in the history of Spain. In 1567 this fascinating woman embarked on a journey that would last twenty years and culminate in the foundation of several convents. The sightseeing route entitled "The footsteps o…

  • The Maestrazgo region: where silence speaks.

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    … In eastern Spain there is an area of lofty peaks, crossed by deep gorges, tracks that wind through pine groves and follow the courses of crystal clear rivers, trails that lead to the most peaceful of villages. This is the Maestrazgo region, a land where nature, culture and tradition live side by sid…

  • National Parks in the Canary Islands, Spain's natural volcanic paradise.

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    … (Canary Islands) Imagine for a moment a unique setting of volcanic islands with subtropical forest, native animal and plant species, one of the world's largest craters, and warm weather all year round… If this sounds good, then you're in luck, because you can see all this with your own eyes at Spain…

  • The 'queimada': Galicia's magical beverage.

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    … (Galicia) If you're heading for Galicia, we recommend you take part in the famous ritual of the queimada. The basic ingredient is the drink known in Spain as aguardiente (a type of colourless brandy), and this rite is guaranteed to keep witches and the spirits of the night at bay…. Many restaurants …

  • Wine routes of the Spanish coast.

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    … You are sure to have heard of Spain’s beaches, their high quality and varied leisure activities. Did you know, though, that you can also discover them through local wine culture. The wine routes located in Spain’s coastal areas are a great opportunity to discover the world of wine culture while you …

  • Madrid: popular prices in Cuatro Caminos.

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    … Madrid. Another neuralgic centre, this time in the north of Madrid, can be found between the streets of Bravo Murillo and Orense, leading to the Plaza de Castilla. Alongside shopping centres with the latest trends you will find clothes and shoe shops together with small businesses and markets sellin…

  • Madrid: fashion for the young in Princesa.

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    … Madrid. In the streets of Princesa and Alberto Aguilera, in the quarter known as Argüelles, close to the University campus, you will find the large franchises favoured by the young where you will be able to find the latest clothes at very reasonable prices.…

  • Bilbao an architectural laboratory.

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    … Bilbao. Vizcaya - Bizkaia. (Basque Country) If you take a stroll around Bilbao nowadays you will be constantly amazed by the ground-breaking structures designed by some of the most prestigious architects in the world. As you visit the new spaces created on the banks of the city estuary, you will com…

  • Bilbao: Five-star cooking in emblematic locations.

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    … Bilbao. Vizcaya - Bizkaia. (Basque Country) In Bilbao you will be able to treat yourself to five-star cuisine enjoyed in unique and emblematic spaces. The Guggenheim Bilbao Museum has a restaurant where you can sample the culinary arts with dishes such as steamed hake, suckling pig and cod tripe, pr…

  • Valencia: Craft work and antiques in the Ciutat Vella.

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    … Valencia. Craft work and antiques in the Ciutat Vella. The streets leading down to the plaza del Ayuntamiento, plaza de la Virgen and plaza del Patriarca, and the streets of Roger de Lauria, Correos, Barcas, Poeta Querol, San Vicente Mártir or Paz are mainly dedicated to commerce and have specialist…

  • Barcelona: perfect for gifts.

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    … Barcelona. (Catalonia) The perfect place for buying souvenirs in Barcelona is the famous avenue known as La Rambla. In this area you will find typical gift and souvenir shops with all kinds of objects and ideas inspired by the city. Gaudí's Art Nouveau style and the colours of Barcelona FC are parti…

  • The Salamanca district: fashion's "golden mile" in Madrid.

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    … Madrid.   The best and most exclusive national and international fashion firms together with antique shops, bookshops, jewellers, galleries and other prestigious establishments can be found in the streets of Serrano, Velázquez, Castelló, Goya, Jorge Juan and Lagasca and the other streets which go to…

  • Seville: Good prices in the street markets.

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    … Seville. (Andalusia) Good prices in the street markets. The most traditional and lively street market in Seville is known as El Jueves which is open on Thursday mornings in the calle Feria. Its stalls are full of books, second-hand clothes, curiosities, tools, paintings, antiques and furniture. On S…

  • Seville: Shopping centres and franchises in Nervión.

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    … Seville. (Andalusia) Shopping centres and franchises in Nervión. To find the latest fashions at reasonable prices, you should go to the avenida de Luis de Morales, the avenida de Eduardo Dato or the calle Luis Montoto, near the Santa Justa station. Here you will find large department stores and some…

  • Seville: popular ceramics in Triana.

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    … Seville. (Andalusia) Popular ceramics in Triana. Many shops specialising in ceramics can be found on the other side of the Guadalquivir river, in the narrow streets of the Triana quarter. You can buy plates, glasses, jugs, mirrors, watches and exclusive pieces of pottery especially in the streets of…

  • Barcelona: street markets and craft stalls in Poble Espanyol.

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    … Barcelona. (Catalonia) Street markets and craft stalls in Poble Espanyol. In various parts of the city, such as the plaça Nova, the plaça del Pi or the plaça Real, you can find street markets almost every day of the week, selling unique objects, craft work, antiques, stamps, cinema posters, records,…

  • Bilbao: sunday street markets.

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    … Bilbao. Vizcaya - Bizkaia. (Basque Country) Sunday street markets. A lively street market is set up every Sunday under the arches of the plaza Nueva. People flock here to buy and exchange coins and stamps and it is a good place for buying books, plants, birds or fish. The Bolueta quarter also has a …

  • Cordoba: fashion in the Centre.

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    … Córdoba. Cordoba. (Andalusia) Fashion in the Centre. The liveliest commercial area is the centre of the city in streets such as Cruz Conde, Ronda de los Tejares or the pedestrian streets Conde de Gondomar and the avenida de Gran Capitán Here, and in the adjacent streets, you will find the large fran…

  • Granada: fashion in the Centre.

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    … Granada. (Andalusia) Fashion in the Centre. The streets Mesones, Alhóndiga, Puentezuelas or Recogidas in the centre of the city have the largest offer of shops of all kinds. Prestigious fashion boutiques, franchises, art galleries, antique shops, shoe shops, perfume shops and food stores can be foun…

  • Spain: Europe’s nature sanctuary.

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    … The Picos de Europa, the Valle de Laciana, Monfragüe, Muniellos and the Leza, Jubera, Cidacos and Alhama river valleys are just a few of the places in Spain which have been declared Biosphere Reserves by the UNESCO. A visit to discover these five natural treasures –unique in Europe– is highly recomm…

  • Zaragoza after the Expo.

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    … Zaragoza. (Aragon) Here in Zaragoza you’ll find a renovated modern city that you’ll want to get to know better. And that’s because the Water Expo held in 2008 has transformed Zaragoza into a city of avant-garde architecture with 24 new bridges and areas for sports. When you visit the most innovative…

  • Seville: variety in the old town centre.

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    … Seville. (Andalusia) Variety in the old town centre. In the old, historic centre of the city is the lively shopping centre of Seville where you can find all kinds of shops. In the Plaza Nueva, the pedestrian streets of Sierpes and Tetuán and the adjacent streets, you will find the large franchises a…

  • Santiago de Compostela: Crafts and souvenirs in the historic centre.

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    … Santiago de Compostela. A Coruña. (Galicia) Crafts and souvenirs in the historic centre. Santiago's old town has the UNESCO World Heritage designation. Here you will find a host of small shops and craft workshops with special charm. In the streets and squares of the historic centre, such as Nova, Vi…

  • Strolling in Valencia.

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    … Valencia. In Valencia you will be able to stroll around and still see the Gothic architecture of past times in the city’s historic centre. You will be bale to discover buildings such as the cathedral and the famous bell tower, known as the “Miguelete”. It is the city’s highest monument, and if you c…